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Empowering and supporting people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.


Day Habilitation

Day Habilitation

For adults with complex needs, we provide physical, occupational, speech and music therapies with full-time nursing supervision.


Employment & Day Services

Assisted by job counselors, participants are placed individually or in crews within a variety of community businesses.

Family Support

Family Support

Offering a broad range of recreational programs, advocacy services, educational seminars and a multitude of resources to children and families.


Residential Services

Charles River provides housing to adults with developmental disabilities in Needham, Newton, Wellesley, Natick and other MetroWest communities.

Featured News  

Family Support Offers Wellness Fair this December

Come celebrate Wellness with us! Please join us at any of these special online Wellness Fair events during these two weeks in December! Each event is focused on providing you with helpful. . .

Family Support Wellness Fiar

Congratulations to all our 2020 Annual Awards Celebration Winners!

Even though we were unable to hold an in-person event this year, that did not stop the 100+ people who joined our "virtual" 2020 . . .


COVID-19 Updates from President Anne-Marie Bajwa

During this unprecedented health crisis, Charles River Center's President, Anne-Marie Bajwa, will be issuing regular updates regarding what steps are being taken to ensure. . .


Hot off the Press! Download the Fall 2020 Lamp Newsletter.

Diversity and Inclusion, Riding out the Pandemic, Phased Reopening and more...Click here to download the Fall 2020 Lamp Newsletter. 


2020 Virtual Giving Tree

2020 Giving Tree
11/27/20 @ 8:00 AM
via Amazon wishlist
Our 2020 Giving Tree is going virtual!  Click on the link below. . .